Enjoy "Digging Into the Gardens" blog, written by Denver Botanic Gardens' staff. Learn about gardening, horticulture, research, conservation, special events, art, tours and much more. 

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Celebrate Pollinators with Us

June 17, 2024 Exhibits Department

Bugs—they're creepy, crawly, fuzzy, funny creatures that play an incredibly important role in keeping ecosystems healthy. Pollinators do the heavy lifting of carrying pollen so plants can reproduce

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Books, Botany and Awards

June 13, 2024 Helen Fowler Library

Each year the Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries (CBHL), determines outstanding books worthy of the Annual Literature Award. The goals of the award are to: Recognize a work that makes a

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Historic Preservation at Chatfield Farms

May 28, 2024 Exhibits Department

As Colorado’s Archaeology & Historic Preservation Month draws to a close, peek behind the scenes at the preservation project happening this spring and summer at Chatfield Farms! Partially funded by a

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How to Bare Root Plant This Spring

May 16, 2024 Grace Johnson

As spring arrives, teased with warm sunny days, and occasionally delayed by blasts of wintry weather interludes, the horticulturists at Chatfield Farms are hard at work. Clearing debris and last year

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Book Release! “Shrouded In Light”

May 7, 2024 Kevin Williams

Shrublands exist all around us, thriving in almost any environmental condition, from the desiccating sunshine of the endless sagebrush steppe to the deep, private shade of moist forests. These diverse

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2023 Science: Year in Review

April 30, 2024 Research & Conservation

Our 2023 Science Year in Review has been published. This report highlights significant milestones like the 100,00th accession into the natural history collections and the 55 years of dedicated service

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